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Category: Front Row Fashion

Iconic Houndstooth

Iconic Houndstooth

The sartorial sophistication of HOUNDSTOOTH through the ages. Take some dressing inspiration for this autumn season. POST PHOTO: Tatjana Patitz, French Vogue, Cafe de Flore, Paris, 1985; Photo: Peter Lindbergh SEE MY POST: Houndstooth

Houndstooth

Houndstooth

The French call it Pied de Poule and the English know it as houndstooth—but whatever you call it, this classic yet modern textile pattern is eternally stylish. And this autumn, the fashion press is calling houndstooth print a major trend for Fall 2019. SCOTTISH HERITAGE Houndstooth first appeared […]

Spotted

Spotted

Has there ever been a Fall season that a LEOPARD COAT has not been in style?   I think not. Nope, never.   It’s ageless, timeless. A leopard coat is a fashion classic.   Kate Moss has made the wild pattern part of her signature style. Kate Moss […]

Style Sync

Style Sync

Do you ever feel like you are out of step with current fashion—that you were born in the wrong style generation? I find myself swooning over the fashions of the past. Which fashion era do you love and truly belong in? If only we could […]

Happy Birthday Coco

Happy Birthday Coco

Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel was born on this day, August 19, in 1883. To say that Coco Chanel changed the world is not hyperbole. In honour of her birthday, a tiny tribute to the woman who brought twin sets, tweed jackets, little black dresses, and quilted […]

The F Word

The F Word

Fall, that is. With less than a month of summer left, there is talk of Fall Fashion in the internet air. Are you thinking of capes, tweeds, and boots? Dusting off the leopard print that reappears every autumn? Or are you simply revelling in the […]

Parasols

Parasols

No one would say that sunscreen is a fashion statement. But a parasol certainly is. Of course, a sunshade doesn’t replace your SPF, but it makes a very chic adjunct. Popular for centuries as a symbol of status and refinement, the parasol is reemerging as […]

Summer Dressing

Summer Dressing

My favourite summer fabric is linen. I consider wrinkles part of its charm. But the shoes are the real story.

Palazzo Pant

Palazzo Pant

Trends may come and go, but some things are eternally stylish; like the Palazzo Pant. Cooler than a skirt, bolder than a dress, and way more interesting than an ordinary pant, the wide-legged, high-waisted Palazzo silhouette provides all the ease and comfort of a trouser, but […]

Thrift Store Haul

Thrift Store Haul

Thrifting is a treasure hunt for grownups. Some days you just get lucky. Very very lucky. Here are photos of my vintage finds from Friday’s shopping spree at the thrift store : ESCADA  Classic bouclé jacket /cardigan with ribbon ties & jewel clasp, made in Germany. VALENTINO HANDBAG […]